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Clean Fleets North Texas 2015 Call For Projects is Open!

The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) has opened the Clean Fleets North Texas 2015 Call for Projects (CFP) to help fleets modernize and improve efficiency of their vehicles and improve air quality. Applications are being accepted through October 23, 2015.  This CFP will provide approximately $2.5 million in grant funds for public and private fleets with operations in the 10-County Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) Ozone Nonattainment area.

  • Up to 80 percent in grant funding will be awarded to eligible projects.
  • Project types eligible for grant funding include qualifying new purchase, replacement, repower, retrofit, engine conversion, or installation of idle reduction technologies on school buses.
  • All projects must achieve a reduction in NOX emissions.
  • Applicants must adopt the Clean Fleet Policy prior to the application deadline.

In addition, NCTCOG is seeking information on refueling or recharging infrastructure projects desired by fleets; while these projects are not eligible for grant funds at this time, staff will use this information to evaluate potential future opportunities for assistance.

Note, to be eligible for grant funding, an applicant must have adopted the Clean Fleet Policy by October 23, 2015Adoptees of the older version of the Clean Fleet Vehicle Policy (effective 2005-2014) must adopt the revised Clean Fleet Policy.  For information on adopting the Clean Fleet Policy, please visit www.nctcog.org/fleetpolicy.

A workshop will be conducted on September 3, 2015 at the NCTCOG offices at 2:00 PM in the William J. Pitstick Executive Board Room. The CFP application and guidelines will be reviewed and any questions will be addressed.

Please feel free to contact NCTCOG staff at aqgrants@nctcog.org with any questions on this funding opportunity or go to www.nctcog.org/aqfunding.